COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND

LICENCE APPEAL  COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


March 27, 2014  –  Churchill Building – Hearing Room 3

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, S. McKeen

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

S. McDonald, Office of the City Clerk
C. Ashmore, Law Branch
I. Russell, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            1

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          1

1.2        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           1

2.          EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS                     2

3.          COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE

               MATTERS                                                                                            2

3.1        Appeal of Order – B. M., 12204 – 113 Avenue NW,

             Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c)
             of the Municipal Government Act.                                                   2
3.2        Appeal of Order – L. B. and J. B., 14722 – 33 Stree NW
             Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1)
             of the Municipal Government Act.                                                   4  
3.3        Appeal of Order - H. B., 10230 - 130 Avenue NW,

             Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section

             545(1) of the Municipal Government Act                                        4

4.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  5

 

 

 

 

Carried

See Minutes

 

 

 

 

Action

 

 

Withdrawn

 

 

Action

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

T. Caterina called the meeting to order at 9:37 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the February 27, 2014, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, S. McKeen

 

2.

EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS

 

 

T. Caterina explained the appeal hearing process and asked if anyone objected to any member of the Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee hearing the appeals. No one objected.

 

3.

COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE MATTERS

3.1

Appeal of Order – B. M., 12204 - 113 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act.

 

 

 

B. M. Appellant, requested a postponement and answered the Committee's questions.

T. Courtoreille, Community Services Department, spoke to the postponement request and answered the Committee's questions.

Both B. M. and T. Courtoreille were given the opportunity for closing comments.

The Committee met in private at 9:54 a.m. pursuant to Section 20 of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee reconvened at 9:58 a.m.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the Postponement Request for 12204 - 113 Avenue NW, Edmonton - Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act, be denied

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, S. McKeen

 

 

 

B. M., Appellant, made a presentation and answered the committee's questions.

B. M. indicated that he had a set of photographs to present to the Committee.

C. Ashmore, Law Branch, provided the Committee with advice.

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the Committee allow M. S. to speak on behalf of the Appellant.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, S. McKeen

 

 

 

M. S. made a presentation on behalf of the Appellant and provided a set of photographs dated March 27, 2014, to the members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk. He responded to the Committee’s questions.

B. M. presented the Committee with his photographs.

B. M. requested additional time to speak.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the Committee allow B. M. an additional five minutes to speak

 

 

In Favour:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen

Defeated

 

 

The Committee reviewed all photographs that had been submitted by B. M. and M. S.

T. Courtoreille, Community Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. He provided three sets of photographs dated October 31, 2013, March 20, 2014 and March 26, 2014, to the Appellant, Members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

B. M. was given the opportunity for closing comments. He requested that the Committee accept a copy of a transcript of a meeting between himself and Community Standards Branch held earlier this month. The Clerk accepted the transcript on behalf of the Committee.

 

 

Moved M. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the Committee allow M. S. an additional five minutes to speak on behalf of the Appellant.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, S. McKeen

 

 

 

M. S. made a presentation.

T. Courtoreille was given the opportunity for closing comments.

The Committee met in private at 10:59 a.m., pursuant to Section 20 of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 11:08 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

The Committee upholds the order.

You are therefore ordered to remove all metal, wood, plastic, household items, suitcases, wire, metal racks, pallets, buckets, concrete, tree clippings, appliances, doors, tarps, damaged/dismantled/derelict vehicles, registered or unregistered, insured or uninsured, that are being used for storage, loose litter and debris and other   assorted materials from the entire property and take any actions or remove any other items that are contributing to the unsightly condition of the property.

For greater certainty, this would include all materials tarped, or untarped.

Please cut and maintain all unkempt and long grass and weeds on property that you own or occupy.  

Community Services Dept.

 

Due Date:  Nov 15, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Oshry

 

3.2

Appeal of Order - L. B. & J. B., 14722 - 33 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act

 

 

 

S. McDonald, Office of the City Clerk, advised the Committee that pursuant to an inspection conducted on the property, Administration has withdrawn the Order against this property because it is now in compliance with the Community Standards Bylaw 14600.

 

3.3

Appeal of Order - H. B., 10230 - 130 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act

 

 

 

T. Caterina explained the appeal hearing process and asked if anyone objected to any member of the Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee hearing the appeals. No one objected.

H. B. made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

M. Martin, Community Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. T. Courtoreille, Community Services Department, was present as a consultant.

Two sets of photographs taken on February 12, 2014, and on March 26, 2014, were provided to the Appellant, Members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

H. B. was given the opportunity for closing comments.

T. Courtoreille and M. Martin were given the opportunity for closing comments.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

The Committee upholds the order.

Remove all mattresses, furniture, tires, rims, vehicle parts, wood, lumber, bricks, metals, barrels, pails, plastics, machinery, shingles, doors, assorted renovation materials, construction debris, snow mobiles, cube van enclosure / storage box, all damaged/dismantled/derelict motor vehicles, all materials inside the truck box, loose litter and debris and other assorted materials from the entire property and take any actions or remove any other items that are contributing to the unsightly condition of the property.

And thereafter maintain the property to prevent the reoccurrence of any unsightly condition detrimental to the surrounding area.

Community Services Dept.

 

Due Date:  Mar. 10, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Oshry

 

4.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:33 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk